Miss. constable dies following on-duty crash
The constable died three days after the incident
Duty Death: Constable Willie Houston “Hoot” West - [Valdosta, Mississippi]
End of Service: 05/09/2019
By PoliceOne Staff
VALDOSTA, Miss. — A Mississippi constable succumbed to his injuries last week after he was involved in a crash.
According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, Constable Willie Houston “Hoot” West, 81, was serving civil papers when the crash occurred on May 6.
West was transported to a local hospital where he died on May 9.
The constable is survived by his son and two daughters, five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, mother, brother and two sisters.